(1)At the commencement of any fiscal year in which moneys for Ready to Read Grants are available, the State Librarian shall publish a list of grants the State Librarian proposes to make under the provisions of ORS 357.780 (Grants for public library services to children) and of this division. The list shall include the names of all proposed grantees and the amount of their proposed grant. The State Librarian shall mail copies of the list, along with applications for grant funds, to the headquarters of all legally-established public libraries in the state.
(2)Applications shall be submitted to the State Library no later than 60 days after the commencement of the fiscal year. Applications shall include the purposes for which grant funds will be used, and applicants shall certify that funds will be used in accordance with the purposes described in ORS 357.750 (Applications for grants).
(3)Within 30 days thereafter the State Librarian shall review the applications for eligibility and shall distribute a revised list of grants to all libraries submitting applications. The State Librarian shall approve grants only to public libraries which propose to use grant funds for the activities described in ORS 357.750 (Applications for grants).
Rule 543-040-0030 — Grant Applications,